Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [wives-of-the-prophet]

The tag has no usage guidance.

19
votes
5answers
5k views

How come Mohammad (pbuh) was married to 9 women?

How come Mohammad (pbuh) was married to 9 women while Islam allows men to have up to four wives? Is there a reason behind that?
8
votes
2answers
7k views

What was the secret message that the Prophet (PBUH) confided in one his wives?

66:3 with tafseer. There are different interpretation of it, some interpretation deals with Maria, other with Abu Bakar, Umar and then some regarding Ali (RA). What is the correct interpretation of ...
6
votes
4answers
3k views

Who was the Prophet's first wife?

I have some questions about the first wife of the Prophet. My questions are: What was her name? How did the prophet come to know her? How old was she? Who was her father? Who was her mother? But, ...
6
votes
1answer
218 views

Did the Prophet marry any more wives after the revelation of 4:3?

I have some questions regarding the revelation of An-Nisa 3, in particular the part where it is said …marry those that please you of women, two or three or four… Was this revealed ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

What is the stance of Muslim scholars on relationship of Prophet Muhammad with Maria Qibti?

I am a Muslim and came around a discussion with an atheist friend. He asked me this question, that why Prophet Muhammad had relationship with Maria Qibti, though they were not married. They had a son ...
3
votes
2answers
832 views

Why Prophet not called father but his wives are mothers of believers?

Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing. - (Qur'an 33:40) But, in the same Surah, ...
3
votes
1answer
608 views

Besides the eleven, who are the other possible wives of Muhammad?

It seems Prophet Muhammad definitely had eleven wives, and possibly more. These eleven women are: 1. Khadijah, 2. Sawda, 3. Aisha, 4. Hafsa, 5. Zaynab bint Khuzayma, 6. Umm Salama, 7. Zaynab bint ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Explanation of AT-TAHRIM verse 1 (66:1)

Verse 66:1 from Sahih International: "O Prophet, why do you prohibit [yourself from] what Allah has made lawful for you, seeking the approval of your wives? And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful."...
3
votes
0answers
62 views

What is the status of the divorcées of the Prophet?

Allah () says in (33:6): The Prophet is more worthy of the believers than themselves, and his wives are [in the position of] their mothers. ... In relevance to my former question Whom did the ...
2
votes
2answers
727 views

Did Allah keep Zayd's ex-wife for marriage to Muhammad? (Qur'an 33:6 and 33:37)

Sura Ahzab-33 Ayat-37 And [remember, O Muhammad], when you said to the one on whom Allah bestowed favor and you bestowed favor, "Keep your wife and fear Allah," while you concealed within yourself ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Where does it come from that Khadija (RA) was 40 years old when she married the prophet?

This wiki answer mentions, that Khadija (RA) the business women and first wife of the prophet could be 28 years old, not 40 at the time of her marriage with the prophet if you google for "The Sons ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Did Maymunah bint al-Harith only ever marry Prophet Muhammad?

The Prophet's 11 wives are: 1. Khadijah◊,‡ 2. Sawda◊,‡ 3. Aisha 4. Hafsa‡ 5. Zaynab bint Khuzayma‡ 6. Umm Salama◊,‡ 7. Zaynab bint Jahsh‡ 8. Juwayriyah‡ 9. Ramlah‡ 10. Safiyah‡ 11. Maymunah. (And ...
2
votes
0answers
108 views

What was the exact duration of Hazrat Safiyya (r.a.) idda?

After Hazrat Safiyya (r.a) was taken captive in the Battle of Khaybar, the Prophet manumitted her and married her. But, in accordance with the practice of istibra, he didn't consummate his marriage ...
1
vote
1answer
421 views

Did the Prophet and his wives get into squabbles?

In my experience, spending enough time with someone inevitably leads to disagreements, and even squabbles ("a noisy quarrel about something petty or trivial"). The Prophet Muhammad had eleven (and ...
1
vote
3answers
7k views

Did wives of Nabi (saw) wear niqab?

Did wives of Nabi salahualaihiwasalam wear niqab? I found this hadis: Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: Riders would pass us when we accompanied the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) while we were in ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

When did Hazrat Aisha RA die?

Is it true that Hazrat Aisha RA died in 50 hijri at the age of 64 to 67? What narrations and ahadith prove it?
1
vote
0answers
416 views

Was Mary the Copt married or a concubine to Prophet Muhammad (saw)?

I would like know the status of Mary the Copt was she a concubine or did she marry and become one of the wives of Prophet Muhammad (saw)? There seems to be conflicting views about this and I would ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Is it true that the Prophet had more than four wives at a time, and how could he break the rule? [duplicate]

In Islam at most four marriages are allowed. But I heard that prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him) had more than four wives at a time. Is it true? If true, then how could he break the rule? (It's not ...
1
vote
2answers
689 views

In which month Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) and Hazrat Khadija (R.A) got married?

Salam to everyone.. I am asking this question because, by looking at this question this question is looks very easy but is very difficult in real. In which month Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) and Hazrat ...